No, Iversafe Cream is not an antibiotic. It belongs to the ectoparasiticides class of medicines. It has anti-parasitic action, and it also has anti-inflammatory action (decrease redness, swelling and pain).
Q. How long does it take for Iversafe Cream to start working?
The duration of treatment with this medicine depends on the severity of your skin disorder which varies from person to person. You may start noticing improvement within 4 weeks of starting the treatment. If you do not see an improvement even after 3 months, consult the doctor as treatment discontinuation may be required.
Q. What should I be careful of while using Iversafe Cream?
You should avoid application near the eyes, lips and nose. If accidentally Iversafe Cream gets in the eyes or near the eyes, eyelids, lips or nose, immediately wash the area with water. Always wash your hands before and after applying Iversafe Cream.
Q. How long do I need to use Iversafe Cream?
The duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor depending on the severity of your condition. Ideally, it should be applied every day at least once, for 4 months. Do not stop the treatment in between without consulting your doctor.
Q. Is Iversafe Cream safe to be used in humans?
Yes, Iversafe Cream is safe if it is being used as directed by the doctor. However, it should be avoided during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It is not recommended for use in children and adolescents less than 18 years of age.
Q. How should Iversafe Cream be stored?
Iversafe Cream should be kept in a cool dry place, and maintain the temperature below 30°C. Do not freeze. Keep it out of reach of children.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.